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Where can I receive occupational therapy for Parkinson's disease?

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Many hospitals offer outpatient occupational therapy services. You may need to get a doctor's order to get it. If you feel you can benefit from occupational therapy, ask your doctor for a referral.

SOURCES:

National Parkinson Foundation: "Managing Advanced Parkinson's Disease."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Physical Therapy in PD."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Frequently Asked Questions: Occupational Therapy."

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy for Parkinson's Disease."

National Parkinson Foundation: "Guidelines for Occupational Therapy in Parkinson's Disease."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

SOURCES:

National Parkinson Foundation: "Managing Advanced Parkinson's Disease."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Physical Therapy in PD."

Parkinson's Disease Foundation: "Frequently Asked Questions: Occupational Therapy."

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: "Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy for Parkinson's Disease."

National Parkinson Foundation: "Guidelines for Occupational Therapy in Parkinson's Disease."

 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

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